Residents in Lincoln Parish are working to ensure that football players trained at local universities make headlines for the right reasons as they continue their athletic careers.
Recently, former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has received a great deal of media attention because of a video that shows his alleged assault on the woman who would eventually become his wife.
Louisiana Tech Athletics Director Tommy McClelland said he believes it’s “imperative” to help his student athletes — both men and women — understand domestic violence.
The days are longer, the temperatures are a bit milder and gardens throughout the area are becoming lush and green with a variety color. Spring is swiftly approaching and the Ruston Garden Club wants to usher in the scenic season by hosting Jolis Jardin — a Garden Tour from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. April 27.
Along with the three selected home gardens, the Lincoln Parish Visitor’s Center will feature vendors with handcrafted items, herbs and potted plants.
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury and the Public Works Committee met Tuesday night in a regularly scheduled meeting to discuss several agenda items.
The Public Works Committee took official action to amend the 2014 Capital Improvement Program concerning the Mitchell Road Bridge. LPPJ Administrator Courtney Hall said the committee plans to tear out the bridge and add two tank cars.
“They should start rolling in here pretty soon,” Hall said.
Current Cedar Creek students honored for their Advanced Placement achievements: Irene Hild, left, Kathryn Bryan, Nikki Mallepalli, Brandon Carroll, Mary Tyler Storms, Brooke Evans, Madison Hoffman and Samantha Funderburk.